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About Hard Disk Drive Docks

I'm thinking of buying a drive dock to put my unused large HDD to use. I will also probably use the dock to backup files and swap the drives regularly.

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Guest [Entry]

"Hard Drive docks are solid state, they're only as noisy as the hard drive you place in them.

Typically, USB performance is best utilized on a set of many small files. This sounds like most of what you do for backup. The speed should be acceptable."
Guest [Entry]

"Typically the docks are silent / just a low speed fan.

The real question is how noisy are your hard drives!

Most docks are not that smart and are powered on at 100% so imagine your current hard drive, but at its noisiest."